(April 8): We made it through a week of Zoom rehearsals! Send me an email if you don’t have the links. The sound will be better next week thanks to some helpful students. You can use ZOOM on your smart phone, tablet, or computer. Helpful Zoom video: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362193-Joining-a-Meeting
There are new practice recordings for what used to be the semi-chorus songs: Rose of Sharon, Enosh Kehotsir, Steal Away. (see below)
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SF Chronicle- “The gentle voices of the choir filled the great room with dramatic swells that touched on the full spectrum of emotion – with moments of high intensity giving way to unbridled jubilation.“
Mozart’s Requiem postponed until December. A new piece will be added to that program TBA.
Oakland City Chorus provides opportunity for members of our community to sing a rich mixture of choral masterpieces and world music with no dues or membership fees except enrollment in a 1- unit class at Laney College (Music 125, 128, 146, or 225). Dedicated to promoting choral excellence in the greater Oakland area, OCC is an outgrowth of the Laney College Choir, founded in 2004. Visit the JOIN page for more information.
We perform a wide variety of repertoire including Classical Music, World Music, Spirituals, and New Music. We have sung in Farsi, Hebrew, Hindi, Indonesian, Japanese, Latin, Mandarin, Spanish, Xhosa, and others. Recent concerts have featured major works by Bach, Beethoven, Brahms, Britten, Fauré, Hensel, Ives, Mendelssohn, Poulenc, Ramirez, Schubert, and Vivaldi and others. Please visit the Concerts page for current information.